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AZL July 2022 New Items Part 1
« on: July 10, 2022, 11:15:20 AM »
July 2022 New Releases Part 1

EMD SW1500s – Louisville & Nashville

Two road numbers are available!

62705-1 L&N EMD SW1500 5016
62705-2 L&N EMD SW1500 5019

The SW1500s feature numerous prototype specific details, traction tires, blacken metal-wheels, innovative drive train and truck design, directional-controlled LEDs and AZL’s AutoLatchTM couplers.

As a bonus, AZL’s Innovation Lab is including two adapters that allow the SW1500 to be retrofitted with Micro-TriainsTM 905 couplers.

Note: We are advising customers not to attempt to remove the shells of the SW1500s. Doing so may result in damage to the locomotive’s shells.

ALCO PA1 – Freedom Train “Spirit of 1776”

64423 Spirit of 1776 ALCO PA1 - Freedom Train

Just in time for the 4th of July, the Freedom Train Alco PA1! The Freedom Train ran between 1947 and 1949 touring the United States. The trains concept was to help reeducate and share the principals that the United States was founded on. The concept came from President Truman who was a fan of the railroads.

At PA1 was owned by Alco. Upon completion of the tour, this locomotive would be sold to the GM&O. Seven heavy-weight cars made up the train. All painted to match the locomotive.

To learn more about the Freedom Train, visit:

The ALCO PAs feature prototype specific details, 7mm can motor, dual flywheels, directional controlled LED lighting, six-axle trucks with blind middle axle (no flange), blackened metal wheels, traction tires, optional snowplow, optional front coupler cover and are DCC ready. Note, the optional plow and coupler cover are located under the box insert.

See the American Z Line site for more information on these and other AZL products.

Rob Kluz
Ztrack Distribution
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